If you love watching games, you can add extra excitement by betting on the game. Over/under bets, also called totals, are a great way to get started. They reflect the combined score of the teams playing in the game. For example, the oddsmakers at a sportsbook might predict that both teams will score 66 points. You can then place your bet on the team that will win or lose that many points more.
In-play betting is also popular. In-play sports betting is available at various events, including the match result, the halftime score, the number of goals in the first half, and the number of yellow cards shown during a game. In addition to the outcome of a game, in-play betting allows you to place a larger bet on any one game. You can also place a bet on the team that scores the most goals.
When you bet on sports, you can place a bet on the winner of a game, the team’s margin of victory, or even a combination of these outcomes. In-play betting is the most common type of bet, with moneyline and spread bets being the most popular types. There are also prop bets that allow for more specific outcomes. In-play betting is a great way to maximize your profit.